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AMFP NYC - Healthcare Design with Clinicians in Mind - What Do They Need?

Thursday, September 09, 2021, 12:00 PM until 1:30 PM

Additional Info:
Andrew J Weinberg
5162403316 (p)
Registration is required before Wednesday, September 08, 2021 at 11:59 PM
Payment In Full In Advance Only
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(FORMER DATE JULY 15, 2021.)

A Joint Program:
AMFP - Association of Medical Facility Professionals, NYC Chapter
WIH - Women In Healthcare, NY Metro Chapter
NIHD - Nursing Institute for Healthcare Design

In 2019 the World Health Organization added the term “burnout” to the international classification of diseases. Around the same time, studies showed that approximately 1/3 of all nurses in the US reported suffering from burnout, and 42% of all physicians. And that was before the global pandemic!

By mitigating the stress of care providers, health outcomes are improved. As we transition to healthier and brighter days, there is heightened attention and opportunity to support the wellness and resilience of those who provide health care in our communities. This panel discussion will explore how evidence-based healthcare design can contribute to the well-being of clinicians. 

Anthony Mistretta, RN, MS, Healthcare Operations & Strategic Planning Executive, Perkins+Will

-Desiree Arias, Manager of Planning and Interior Design
, Northwell Health
Catherine Gow, AIA, NCARB, Principal Health Facilities Planning, Francis Cauffman Architects
-Siu-Wan Elsie Low, LEED AP, CHC, Senior Director, Office of Design + Construction, Montefiore Medical Center

Speaker Bios:

Catherine Gow
- With a career focused on improving the health and wellness of her clients’ projects through innovative design, Ms. Gow’s decades of experience have ranged from departmental planning to master planning and system consolidation planning. Her dedication to creating spaces that support patients and their families, and that improve the efficiency and effectiveness of staff, has made her a valued expert in the healthcare industry. Ms. Gow regularly publishes and speaks at national healthcare conferences on trends, and is a trusted advisor to her clients. She enjoys the complexity of healthcare environments, as well as creating spaces that function and deliver on the promise of good design.

Siu-Wan Elsie Low is the Senior Director of Design + Construction at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx. She has enjoyed almost three decades of rewarding service in healthcare facilities development. Through her career, Ms. Low worked in several NY area health systems. She is a LEED AP as well as an American Hospital Association (AHA) Certified Healthcare Constructor (CHC).

Anthony Mistretta - A seasoned and knowledgeable registered nurse and healthcare executive, Mr. Mistretta brings more than 17 years of experience in healthcare systems leading teams and running operations, most recently as Vice President, Chief Nursing & Operating Officer with Dignity Health. He understands and has hands-on experience managing the competing priorities in healthcare related to patient experience, quality outcomes, staff and physicians satisfaction, efficiency, profitability and the impacts of the built environment. Mr. Mistretta has covered all clinical areas related to hospital-based patient care including surgical, cardiovascular, emergency, critical care and medical-surgical services as well as outpatient clinics. Now as a Healthcare Operations and Strategic Planning Executive with Perkins+Will, he partners with clients to develop forward-thinking strategies that support enhanced patient care, operational efficiencies, and care model innovation to advance quality health care in the built environment and beyond.

We're proud to be partnering with WIH and NIHD for this highly anticipated event!
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